Ukrainian Military Advances On Flashpoint Rebel-held Town
May 2, 2014

Via AFP:

More than 30 people were killed in a "criminal" blaze in Ukraine's southern city of Odessa, as violence spread across the country on Friday during the bloodiest day since Kiev's Western-backed government took power.

Ukraine's interior ministry said at least 31 people had died in the fire with local media reporting that pro-Russian militants were believed to have been in the building at the time.

Most of those who were killed died from smoke inhalation, while others perished trying to escape by jumping out of windows.

News of the deaths came after a day of violent clashes between pro-...

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